Shiraz

Shiraz, a celebrated city of Persia, occupying a charming site on an elevated plain, 165 m. NE. of Bushire; founded in the 8th century; was for long a centre of Persian culture, and a favourite resort of the royal princes; its beauties are celebrated in the poems of Häfiz and Sádi, natives of the place; has been thrice wrecked by earthquakes, and presents now a somewhat dilapidated appearance.

Population (circa 1900) given as 30,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Shintoism
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Shiré
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Shishak
Shittim Wood
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Shore, Jane
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